Assistant Teacher

Contact Person: Michayla Ostrovsky
Job Location:
The Joyful Jungle
1529 E 12 Mile Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071

Job Description:

The Joyful Jungle is seeking candidates for our Full Time Assistant teaching position. We are most interested in candidates who are positive, upbeat, and have a genuine love for children! Here at The Joyful Jungle, our core values are how we measure our success as teachers, as well as a company as a whole. We strive for greatness and growth! Creating a positive culture is a huge undertaking in our company, and every team member must make a positive impact on our culture. Our core values are: We are Faithful- This may look like reading bible stories to children, praying with them, and teaching them lessons from our faith based curriculum. We are Joyful- Finding the positive in tough situations. We are Family- Creating life long bonds with families, and ensuring they trust us to keep their babies safe. We are Supportive- We are always here to serve our families and team, making sure if they need anything we are here for them.


Employees MUST:

  • Have open availability Monday-Friday 7am-6pm
  • Have a High school Diploma or equivalent
  • Complete a Background Check
  • Complete a TB test
  • Have a passion for working with children
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • *Experience is preferred but we are willing to train the right candidate!*

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work in a classroom with infants (6 wks-1 yr)
  • Ensure the daily care of every child by following licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards
  • Help to maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is clean and organized
  • Develop relationships with coworkers and build lasting relationships with families
  • Ensure children are supervised AT ALL TIMES
  • Follow along side your Lead Teacher in implementing daily routine and curriculum
  • Implement diapering and or potty training


  • We offer: Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance after 90 days (Full time employees only)
  • 401K with match after 1 year
  • Paid Parental leave after 5 years
  • Paid professional development
  • Discounted Childcare Education assistance
  • FREE personal growth opportunities

Closing Date for Job:  12/31/2024

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